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Post-2015 Development Goals

Inquiry status: Report and Government response published

The Report concluded that the new global development goals to end extreme poverty, improve health and education, and promote sustainability must be simple and measurable.


Useful links for post-2015 inquiry:

• United Nations ‘Beyond 2015’ webpage -

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/development-beyond-2015.html

• ‘Beyond 2015’ civil society coalition -

http://www.beyond2015.org/

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